CEVA Logistics has reached an agreement with Aston Martin a manufacturer of luxury, high performance sports cars. CEVA will manage the full inbound supply chain including manufacturing support on behalf of Aston Martin.
CEVAs solution incorporates domestic, European and international transport. The logistics operator will also be responsible for managing a storage facility at Aston Martins Gaydon production plant and a dedicated 120,000 sq ft warehouse at Banbury, Oxfordshire. CEVA will, in addition, handle sequencing, kitting and line feeding operations incorporating JIT (Just In Time), production line parts replacement based on the KANBAN concept, and LEAN principles. LEAN is at the centre of the CEVA Logistics Operations Excellence strategy which also includes Smart Solutions the customisation of standard solutions to fit customers needs while benefiting from best practice experience - , Zero Defect Start Ups and Global Standard Metrics.
CEVA Logistics is one of the leading logistics companies in the UK automotive sector. We are delighted to provide Aston Martin with a responsive supply chain solution. The contract has enabled CEVA to re-enter the UKs automotive car assembly market, a sector in which CEVA holds a dominant position globally, comments Nick Cullen, Managing Director, CEVA Logistics UK & Ireland.